Category: Lifestyle

Why we should fix what we’ve got instead of starting from scratch

Why we should fix what we’ve got instead of starting from scratch

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It’s so easy to fall in love with the flash of Elon Musk’s underground hyperloop; the new, the shiny, the technology of the future. When I complained about Musk’s "verbal approval" of …

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Nuevo récord de lanzamiento para un Soyuz: 73 satélites de una vez

Nuevo récord de lanzamiento para un Soyuz: 73 satélites de una vez

73 satélites de una tacada

Un cohete Soyuz 2-1A lanzado desde el cosmódromo de Baikonur ha establecido un nuevo récord al poner en órbita un total de 73 satélites de todos los tamaños pertenecientes a operadores de los Alemania, Canadá, …

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The President of Iceland is right: Ban pineapple pizza.

The President of Iceland is right: Ban pineapple pizza.

This is a silly post, about a silly bit of news, but is a reminder that we really should think about what we eat.

According to Foreign Policy, in a post titled Profiles in Courage, The President of Iceland recently …

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Rare ‘Cunt’ Word Said on Premiere Episode of Feud

Rare ‘Cunt’ Word Said on Premiere Episode of Feud

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Fasten your seat belts, it’s gonna be a bumpy post. The premiere episode of FX’s Feud: Bette and Joan, which chronicles the making of the 1962 camp classic Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, …

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Rihanna Celebrates Teen Delinquency for Fenty x Puma’s Latest Collection

Rihanna Celebrates Teen Delinquency for Fenty x Puma’s Latest Collection

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Monday in Paris, Rihanna’s Fenty x Puma line paraded under the moniker “F.U.”—Fenty University—and its attitude was purely that: rugby separates in ragamuffin cuts that were meant to recall the grunge-era kids who got sent to the …

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The pollution is so bad in London that kids are wearing masks

The pollution is so bad in London that kids are wearing masks

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Reading Sami’s post about the dropping carbon emissions, you might conclude that all was well in England’s green and pleasant land. But not in the cities. You would think that if they were having an air …

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Fox News Contributor Who Alleges She Was Sexually Assaulted By VP Reaches $2.5 Million Settlement

Fox News Contributor Who Alleges She Was Sexually Assaulted By VP Reaches $2.5 Million Settlement

Another name has been added to the list of women speaking up about mistreatment they received at Fox News. In a new report, Tamara Holder alleges that the vice president for Fox News Latino, Francisco Cortes, sexually assaulted her in …

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We all live in a yellow submarine named Boaty McBoatface

We all live in a yellow submarine named Boaty McBoatface

© University of Southampton/ Boaty McBoatface

The sub with the silly name does real science and generates real excitement.

Last year, this website with the silly ironic name TreeHugger covered the silly and ironic Boaty McBoatface scandal, where the British …

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Nurse Charged With Murder Is Implicated in Deaths of 60 Children

Nurse Charged With Murder Is Implicated in Deaths of 60 Children

Texas nurse Genene Jones, a suspect in the murder of up to sixty children, has been indicted for two murders, both of which date to 1981. The New York Times reports that Jones was indicted in Bexar County in the …

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AHCA Amendment Would Stop Medicaid Coverage For Moms Who Don’t Find Work 60 Days After Giving Birth

AHCA Amendment Would Stop Medicaid Coverage For Moms Who Don’t Find Work 60 Days After Giving Birth

In an effort to make the American Health Care Act—the GOP’s replacement to the Affordable Care Act—more palatable to the far-right, Republicans added on an amendment that would make the plan even worse for women. Among the most flagrant additions …

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